Pulteney Estate Walks

Pulteney Estate
including Great Pulteney Street and Sydney Gardens

The Holburne Museum and Sydney Gardens

Great Pulteney Street is one of the finest formal streets in the country, and has housed many famous residents and visitors.

The walk crosses the famous Pulteney Bridge and goes first to introduce Great Pulteney Street and Sydney Gardens.

Sydney Gardens is the oldest park in Bath, and was originally an eighteenth and nineteenth century pleasure garden. It was a favourite spot for Jane Austen who lived opposite. The renowned Holburne Museum (used in the filming of Bridgerton) is sited in the gardens.

Sydney Gardens and the Kennet and Avon Canal

When

Twice Weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11.00 am from May to September. No booking is required, just turn up and go,

The tours last about two hours.

Where

Walks start outside the Pump room in the same place as our regular walks:

Group Walks, for groups of 12 and no more that 50, must be booked online in advance. Please click here for details.

Physical requirements

The walks are a less than two miles (3.0km) in length and generally flat. The route is not physically demanding and will be taken at a leisurely pace but may include steps and some short slopes. Wheelchair users are welcome and the route will be adjusted to avoid steps but the Guides are not able to assist with moving the chairs.